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Francisco Tárrega

Francisco de Asís Tárrega y Eixea (21 November 1852 – 15 December 1909) was a Spanish composer and classical guitarist of the Romantic period. He is known for such pieces as Recuerdos de la Alhambra. He is often called "the father of classical guitar" and is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 21st, 1852 (Vila-real), Died Barcelona

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor XVE-53158 10-in. 6/1/1929 Capricho arabe Francisco Salinas Vellalva Guitar solo composer  
Victor BAVE-60971 10-in. Sept. 1931 Capricho arabe Julio Martinez Oyanguren Guitar solo composer  
Victor XVE-67055 10-in. 1/8/1931 Marieta Francisco Salinas Vellalva Guitar solo composer  
Victor XVE-67057 10-in. 1/8/1931 Danza mora Francisco Salinas Vellalva Guitar solo composer  
Brunswick HV547 10-in. May 1928 Capricho arabe Ezequiel Cuevas Guitar solo composer  
Brunswick E29897 10-in. 6/6/1929 Tango Italo Meschi Guitar solo composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tárrega, Francisco," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103308.

Tárrega, Francisco. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103308.

"Tárrega, Francisco." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103308

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